Tennis-W vs. Embry-Riddle
No. 6 Women's Tennis Beats Embry-Riddle, 7-2
Modified Mar 01, 2014 08:24 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla.- Lynn University’s women’s tennis team improved its record to 10-0 with a 7-2 win over Embry-Riddle (3-3) on Saturday afternoon. The Fighting Knights took down the seventh-ranked team in the NAIA with a singles sweep lead by No. 5 Valentine Confalonieri and Ioana Ivan.
Rosalie Willig and Andrea Berkova got things started for the Blue & White with a 8-1 victory at the No. 2 doubles spot when they defeated Paola Montero and Anna Gotz. Lynn’s top duo made it a 2-0 lead with a 8-1 win over ERAU’s Hui-I Huang and Kristina Marova, who are the top team in the NAIA. Kim Przeszlowski and Alina Jane completed the doubles sweep with a win over Eva Vilar and Paula Ortiza, 8-4.
No. 11 Ivan put Lynn within one point of clinching the win with a 6-1, 6-2, win over No. 27 Kirstina Marova at the number three singles spot. No. 1 Confalonieri defeated the NAIA’s No. 9 singles player, Huang, 6-2, 6-0, to secure the win. Willig improved her singles record to 9-1 when she defeated Gotz at the No. 2 spot.
No. 21 Berkova won at the fourth slot, 8-2, while Przeszlowski had a hard fought 8-6 loss against Oritza at the sixth spot. Aline Jane rounded out Lynn’s scoring with a 8-6 loss at No. 5 singles.
The Blue & White will travel to the California for three out-of-region matches. First on the list is Azusa Pacific on March 4. First serve is set for 4 p.m., pst. Fans can stay up-to-date with Lynn’s women’s tennis team throughout the trip by logging on to LynnFightingKnights.com. Don’t forget to follow @LUKnights on Twitter, Instagram and Vine.